About Boystown SL

A great destination for the
LGBTQ+ Community in SL.

Boystown offers virtual neighborhood fun & living for members of the LGBTQ+ community and their friends.  Boystown is a hot spot on the gay grid, boasting all the amenities, culture and fun you could ask for. Serving the gay community since 2007, the Boystown estate is a great place to call home.

Where did the name “Boystown” come from?

In Real Life, Boystown is a vibrant LGBTQ+ neighborhood in Chicago’s Lakeview area, known for its inclusive community and diverse businesses. The name originated in the 1980s, reflecting its status as a predominantly gay enclave.

Marked by rainbow pylons, Boystown hosts events like the Chicago Pride Parade, Northalsted Market Days, and offers a lively mix of bars, clubs, and shops catering to the LGBTQ+ community and allies.

Frequently-asked Questions

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